technical education

Kisumu Polytechnic holds workshop on Capacity Building and Institutional Enhancement

Participants at the capacity building workshop The Kisumu National Polytechnic (TKNP), through its vision to be a world class polytechnic in the provision of technical, vocational, entrepreneurial training and research, values quality service delivery as their driving force. To this end, the Polytechnic recognizes the need to develop policies as a guiding tool towards the […]

Internal facilities of the renovated classrooms.
Class room renovations at Holeta Polytechnic College to increase student enrolment

One of the objectives of EASTRIP Project is to increase access and quality of TVET of the Holeta Polytechnic College. To this end, various renovations were undertaken at Holeta Polytechnic College to bring them up to standard with the requirements of a regional flagship TVET Institute in Agro-processing. In total, six classrooms including one laboratory […]

Dire Dawa Polytechnic College puts in place preliminary works for safe reopening

Pictures of some of the measures put in place contain COVID-19 pandemic The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, in March 2020, presented a huge challenge to education systems worldwide. Following the declaration of the virus as a pandemic by the World Health Organization and the spread of the virus in Africa, the Federal Government of […]

Participants at the joint Industry Advisory Board and Steering Committee meeting
Holeta Polytechnic College holds industry advisory board and steering committee meeting

Holeta Polytechnic College, the EASTRI Regional Flagship TVET Institute (RFTI) in Agro-Processing, held a joint Industry Advisory Board (IAB) and Steering Committee meeting to strengthen cooperation between the college management and industry practitioners. The meeting was also attended by the Town Mayor who congratulated welcomed participants to the meeting. Participants at the meeting During the […]

Principal Secretary, State Department of Vocational and Technical Training and Chairperson Kenya EASTRIP National Steering Committee, Dr Julius Juan (4th from left) during a visit at The Kisumu National Polytechnic in November 2020
Principal Secretary visits Regional Flagship TVET Institute for Textile Technology

The Principal Secretary State Department of Vocational and Technical Training, Ministry of Education in Kenya, Dr. Julius Jwan recently visited the Regional Flagship TVET Institute for Textile Technology (RFTITT) to assess the implementation status of the EASTRIP project. This move has given the institution an edge to becoming the best Vocational and Technical Training centre […]

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EASTRIP supports TVET Institutes to develop e-Learning platforms amid COVOD-19

Kampala, 7th May 2020 – The East African Skills for Transformation and Regional Integration Project (EASTRIP), a project funded by the World Bank and governments of Ethiopia, Kenya and Tanzania, is supporting 16 selected Regional Flagship Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Institutes,  to develop e-Learning platforms to facilitate continuous learning during COVID-19 and […]